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2021 SPRING LOAD RESTRICTIONS - PRESS RELEASE #5





For immediate release: Monday, March 29, 2021

Contact: Dan Varilek, 605-773-3571 or daniel.varilek@state.sd.us

 

2021 SPRING LOAD RESTRICTIONS -  PRESS RELEASE #5

For the week of March 29 – April 2, 2021

 

PIERRE, S.D. – Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be REMOVED from the road segments shown in the table below. Effective dates are included in the table.

 

2021 STATE HIGHWAY SPRING LOAD LIMIT RESTRICTIONS

Effective Date


Highway

Location

Begin/End MRM

Length

Posting

Region

March 29, 2021

SD 48

I-29 to Iowa Border

371.89 to 384.24

12.3

8 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

March 29, 2021

SD 19

 

SD 44 to SD 42

54.17 to 64.49

10.3

7 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

March 29, 2021

SD19

SD 42 to I-90

65.50 to 72.47

6.9

7 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

March 31, 2021

SD 20

Jct. US 85 South to Bison

29.31 to 82.58

53.2

8 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

March 31, 2021

SD 79

SD 168 to Jct. SD 20 West of Reva

150.70 to 199.32

48.6

8 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The effective date of the load restrictions is determined by weather and road conditions.

A spring load restriction report is usually issued in advance of any major load restriction change.  This report is issued for guidance only and does not take precedence over load restriction signs in place. For further information or a copy of a Spring Load Restriction Map, please contact the DOT at 605-773-3571. Spring Load Limit Information may also be found on the Internet at:  https://sd511.org/

 

Click on Traffic Notices then CVO Restrictions for current restriction:  https://dot.sd.gov/travelers/of-interest/spring-load-restrictions

 

Individuals can subscribe to an email list to receive Spring Load Limit Restriction information electronically. To subscribe go to:  https://listserv.sd.gov/scripts/wa.exe?A0=DOTSPRINGLOADLIMITS

 

Click subscribe located on the right side of the screen and follow the instructions. A valid email address is required. If you would like to unsubscribe at any time from the list, visit the same site, click Unsubscribe and enter the information and email you subscribed with.

The mission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation is to efficiently provide a safe and effective public transportation system.

 

Read more about the innovative work of the SDDOT at https://dot.sd.gov.